Modern Improvising and Application of Ideas to Melody
Xylophone, Marimba, Mallets
For Xylophone and Marimba - Advanced Level. Composed by George Hamilton Green. Meredith Music Percussion. Softcover. 112 pages. Published by Meredith Music (HL.317045).
Item Number: HL.317045
ISBN 063405550X. 9x12 inches.
A complete routine of 35 lessons showing how variations and arpeggios are formed in their relation to the fundamental chord. Demonstrates application of variations, arpeggios, double-stops, and scale forms to a given melody. Also includes a thorough demonstration of the invention of ideas, adaption from the piano-part, hot choruses, rhythm effects, and more. Originally published during 1936 and 1937 as a series of lessons available by mail, this title was one of the very first jazz improvisation methods to be published for any instrument.